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Best Seller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

This volume will mostly appeal to general readers interested in a breezy history of reading and books in the United States.

We Were Going To Change the World: Interviews with Women from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene

Those who are familiar with punk rock will find this work absorbing and illuminating as will musical, cultural, and women's studies historians. A foreword by musician Mike Watt (fIREHOSE, the Minutemen), photos, and a helpful glossary nicely supplement the text.

Debriefing: Collected Stories

Sontag's status as an established novelist, essayist, and critic, and that this is the only collection of her short fiction, will make this a popular choice. [See Prepub Alert, 5/15/17.]

Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet

Discovering Ridge's work and life will be a delight for readers of women authors, feminism, and poetry, especially those interested in activist writers.

Robert Lowell in Love

Still, Meyers's research is extensive (a lengthy notes section confirms this) and the writing is entertaining. This book will appeal to lovers of literary biographies.

The Road Not Taken: Finding America in the Poem Everyone Loves and Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

This entertaining book, published on the centennial of Frost's poem, will appeal to poetry and American literature lovers, as well as to readers interested in the interweaving of art and culture. [See Prepub Alert, 2/9/15.]

The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

Readers may rediscover classic books or see them in a new light through Nafisi's critique. The topic and approachability of this work will likely give it a broad readership. Recommended for most public and academic libraries. [See Prepub Alert, 4/21/14.]

Poetry Los Angeles: Reading the Essential Poems of the City

This title will be of great interest to scholars and fans of Southern California poetry and literature.

Shades of Laura: Vladimir Nabokov's Last Novel, The Original of Laura

This assemblage is an excellent contribution to Nabokovian studies; well suited for students and scholars of the Russian novelist and anyone looking for insight into his final, unrealized work.

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